standard motors 1936Did you work at the Standard or Triumph – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Northey Road, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Standard Triumph? If so, we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE.

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November 2018 Update:
The archive has now over 2,400 name entries and with 441 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

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Ivy Cottage, Canley

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  • Postal Dept. - In a desperate bid to leave school, I visited the employment office of the Standard Triumph and was told of a job as a Clerk in the Postal department, Fletchamstead Highway.
  • Paul Davison – 21 Shop - I worked at Standard Triumph from School as a Trainee Trimmer going to College one day a week to get my City in Guilds in vehicle body work. Which I still have plus a certificate from the company signed by the then management of my achievement.
  • Arthur Griffiths – 21 Shop - Arthur Griffiths (68) retired from 21 Shop, Canley after 12 years service.
  • Margaret Langford – CKD - Margaret Langford (centre), with 17 years’ service, was married at All Saints, Allesley.
  • Bob Johnson – No. 7 Shop - Bob Johnson, a fitter in No.7 Shop, was married at St. Anne’s, Coventry.
  • Joe Allmark – Engine Stores - Joe Allmark (68) retired form Engine Stores (Canley) after long service.
  • 150,000th Ferguson Tractor - On the 24th September, 1950, the 150,000th Ferguson Tractor to be made by The Standard Motor Co. Ltd. for Harry Ferguson Ltd., came off the assembly line at their Banner Lane Factory, Coventry.
  • Home Sales & Export Sales - The retirement was announced at the end of January (1950) of Mr. A. E. Wilson and Mr. G. J. Endicott.
  • Fire Brigade – Early Days - Two photographs of the Standard Fire Brigade.
  • Clare Wheeler – Inspection, Basement Stores - Clare Wheeler retired from Inspection, Basement Stores, Canley after 26 years’ service.

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